Sharing experiences

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Sharing our experiences with others in similar circumstances helps ourselves and others.. For many years I felt very isolated dealing with Lymphoedema but since starting this blog it has opened many doors. Through social media I have been able to share my story and in return have learnt from others. When I was first diagnosed there was no one to turn to for information or helpful tips. Now via private FB groups we are able to learn from others, support each other and educate. Sharing others blogs has been of great interest. The emails I get from fellow “lymphies” and the sharing of other’s stories on my blog has been truly enlightening. So always remember, never be afraid to share your story, it will help you and in turn help others.

If you would like to share your story or ask a question please leave a comment and I will make contact with you… Also if you would like to update a previously told story I would enjoy the follow-up…. Thanks Helen

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How we support each other…

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This is a wonderful reminder from “Simplee Serene” as to the ways we support each other. Since starting this blog I have realised how important this is. The ability to share knowledge with others, to share our deepest worries and concerns, to ask questions of those more experienced, to educate others, to laugh and cry with those who understand. Some people are able to join support groups in their area but these are few and far between. However social media has given us the opportunity to connect with others via the internet. There is now a world-wide community of those who have Lymphoedema. These communities gather via Facebook groups and pages, via Twitter and LinkedIn. They are able to stay connected chatting online, via email and Skype and when lucky enough can meet in person.

Supporting each other is so important, it makes a huge impact on quality of life and our ability to cope… Sharing with someone who truly understands is priceless… Please continue to share your stories and join in the “conversations” where ever you may be.

You may contact me via email…  helenbrd@bigpond.net.au

Gathering of ladies in New York who all have Lymphedema and have had LNT surgery  Jennifer, Helen, Leslie, Kimber, Andrea...

Gathering of ladies in New York who all have Lymphedema and have had LNT surgery Jennifer, Helen, Leslie, Kimber, Andrea…

 

This photo was taken on a visit to New York… What a wonderful get together and so much talking!!! I really miss you girls xxx

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